It was 1994 year when Fashion Week in Moscow appeared. During 10 years after its birth only haute couture of Russian designers and other world maisones de la mode was shown.
But in 2003 year Russian Fashion Week changed its format completely and now two times a year (at the end of a March and at the end of October) it presents the clothes of a prêt-a-porter class.
The main goal of Moscow Fashion Week is to encourage the development of fashion industry in Russia, make a promotion of Russian designers, present the best samples of world fashion on the catwalk.
Moscow Fashion Week discovered and opened to wide public such talented designers as Igor Chapurin, Andrei Sharov, Tatiana Parfenova, Victoria Andreyanova, Sergei Efremov.
Twenty seasons were presented by Moscow Fashion Week which is usually supported by the Moscow Government, and many worldwide famous designers took part in it such as Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Costume National, Antonio Berardi, Fendi, Vivienne Westwood, Julien Macdonald, Emanuel Ungaro, Alessandro Dell`Acqua, Paco Rabanne, Sonia Rykiel, Missoni, Byblos, Trussardi, LAnvin, Emilio Pucci. Thanks to these people Moscow Fashion Week has already become fashionable.
Moreover Moscow Fashion Week gives its participants to put their own contribution in a world campaign devoted to fighting with chest cancer.